Reading to your child, attending storytimes,
listening to audiobooks, and reading comics and magazines all may be
applied to your reading logs!
Picture Book Level:
Track the number of picture books you read to earn prizes and enter into weekly raffles! Pick up a log at the Kids Desk.
Chapter Book Level:
Track the number of pages you read to earn prizes and enter into weekly raffles! Pick up a log at the Kids Desk.
Science Activity Logs:
Explore science through fun activities! Pick up an activity log at the Kids Desk for the chance to earn additional prizes!
Summer Weekly Kids Programs
Baby Bookworms Storytime
- Interactive storytimes for
babies and toddlers who aren't quite ready for a traditional storytime.
We explore songs and stories, then have social play time.
- Mondays at 10:30am: 0-18 months
- Mondays at 11:15am: 12-24 months
*NEW* Wacky Science: Mondays at 3:30pm (AGES 5+ ONLY)
- Calling all little scientists! Join us each Monday afternoon to do
fun and messy science experiments and demonstrations. For kids ages 5
& up. Space is limited, so pick up ticket at the children's desk
starting at 3:00pm!
Little Texas Homeschool: First Tuesday of each month at 10:30am
An open homeschool group for kids ages 2-10. Meets in the large meeting room on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30am.
Storytime & Craft: Tuesdays at 6:00pm & 7:00pm
- A storytime followed by a simple craft activity for families
with kids of all ages. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 5:30pm.
- 7/15 - Sound: Egg Maracas
- 7/22 - Movement: Ribbon Dance Wands
- 7/29 - Water: Bubbling Magic Water Bottles
- 8/5 - Senses: Spice Painting
Arts & Crafts: Wednesdays at 6:00pm
- Create one-of-a-kind artistic creations with Miss Dianne. Ages
8+ or with an adult. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the
starting at 5:30pm.
- 7/9 Wild and weird painting
- 7/16 Make mine a tiger: Drawing and colored pencils
- 7/23 Batman Craft
- 7/30 Stamping with natural dyes
- 8/6 Making Sharks and whales
Teen Nerd Night/Spark a Reaction: Wednesdays at 6:00pm
- Get nerdy with Sci-Fi topics just for tweens & teens ages 10-18 only.
- Free. No registration. Meets in the small meeting room across from the main library building.
- 7/9 Fire and Ice
- 7/16 Nerd Night: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
- 7/23 Batman Day: Cool Comic Crafts
- 7/30 Zombie Apocalypse
- 8/6 The Art of Science
*NEW* Sign Storytime (all ages): Thursdays at 10:30am
- Kids of all ages are invited to learn sign language through stories and songs!
*NEW* Family Science Nights: Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:30pm
- Discover the many fascinating
worlds of science as we explore a variety of topics with guest speakers
and DisneyNature screenings! Some programs may require registration http://wblibrary.eventbrite.com.
- July 10th: "Nature Connections: Texas Plants & Animals" with Meredith O'Reilly of Travis Audubon Society
- July 17th: Mad Science - "Watt's Up?"
- July 24th: Disney Nature film - Earth
- July 31st: Disney Nature film - Wings of Life
- August 7th: Disney Nature film - African Cats
Weekly Summer Reading Log Raffle:
Turn in your reading logs in before 6:00pm on Friday to be entered in
our weekly raffle drawings!
Toddler & Preschool Storytimes
- Traditional storytimes, intended for toddlers and preschoolers who can sit quietly and listen to 2-3 picture books.
- Fridays at 10:30am: Toddlers 18-36 months
- Fridays at 11:15am: Preschoolers 3-6 years
*NEW* French Storytime (all ages): Alternating Saturdays at 11:00am
- June 21st, July 19th, August 2nd
Saturday Storytime (all ages): Alternating Saturdays at 11:00am
Bow Wow Reading Dogs (ages 5+): Saturdays from 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Little ones can practice their reading skills over the summer break
with therapy dogs at the library! Ages 5 & up. Registration
required - http://wblibrary.eventbrite.com.
SYNC offers 2 FREE
audiobooks each week May 15 - Aug 20, 2014. Sign up for email or text
alerts that invite you to download the new titles as they become
available. Visit www.AudiobookSync.com for more information.